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Re: smoking herbs

Postby jim mcdonald » Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:59 pm

Howie's info is great; it was one of the first things I ever found on the internet...

A nice little book by my friend Mairi:

Smoke Plants of North America
www.smokeplants.com

Even got a mix in honor of Susun:
http://www.smokeplants.com/p105.html

My mix has some tobacco in it, but I think its better than any other I've had.
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Re: smoking herbs

Postby healthruplants » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:00 pm

sweet. i'm def gonna read read the Ross book.
thanx all for all links.
the guy at my local herb shop said you can smoke any herb w/o it causing u great harm...so that careful experimentation is okay.
i loved howie's article. from him i found the benefits of mugwort. what better way to enhance dreaming than thru smoke!
and it also gives me a good feeling as well. haven't made a tea of it yet, but would like to compare that to the effects of smoking it.
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Re: smoking herbs

Postby anchasta » Mon Oct 18, 2010 3:40 pm

I smoke a blend of mullein, yarrow, damiana, with just a dash of mint, rose petal, and powdered cinnamon.

Sometimes a dragon's gotta blow smoke, and tobacco just doesn't do it for me!
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Re: smoking herbs

Postby Momahen060810 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:07 pm

Nothing really to add just loving this thread
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Re: smoking herbs

Postby lshill929 » Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:55 am

I am excited to find links on recipes of making smoking blends. But, as I am a non smoker, I was wondering if any of these smoking blends be addictive or harmful to the body.
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Re: smoking herbs

Postby FairyToes » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:20 pm

Smoking mullein will indeed break up bad chest congestion when mullein tea isn't doing the trick.
A reformed smoker told me smoking mullein helped him quit tobacco. He wanted all the mullein I had at a gardener's barter event to share with his smoker friends who also wanted to stop.
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Re: smoking herbs

Postby jim mcdonald » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:06 pm

A woman named Mairi Ross wrote this cool little book called smoke plants of north america. i quite like it.

I have a page on a blend I make here:
` www.herbcraft.org/kinnikinnick.html

I've also made a blend with a tobacco, apples leaves and bark, and chamomile that's quite nice. Maybe a wee bit of crushed clove. Yum.
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